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Aug 8, 2012 4:00am EDT
these uk banks, global banks, part of this probe. is this developing into a u.s./uk fight? gli don't think it is. first of all this accident is an antiiran issue standard chartered walked into here. it's about u.s. foreign policy in the first place. clearly, and obviously it's not just the uk banks. you rattled off swiss banks and dutch banks. this started with abn amro in 200 was the first bank where there was -- where this issue of u-turning, trying to clear iranian transactions first came up. i think this is -- it's evolving into a u.s. versus uk spat but that's not where it started. >> editorial saying maybe they should take a look at u.s. banks. do you think that's overdone? >> there were regulatory lapses in the u.s., which is where the financial crisis started. there's an element of -- the uk is feeling under siege from the u.s. at the moment. i don't think this particular instance is about the u.s. versus uk but i think it's turning into that. >> this about a new regularitor isn't it? isn't this about a new regulator coming out and breaking rank and using extraordinary language in
Aug 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
." >> reporting from washington, in jane o'brien. the uk pledges millions of dollars of support, but is it enough to turn the tide in syria? going home to india. millions of children are struggling for survival. >> enough wheat to feed 1 million people and hundreds of others across the country. the question is why it is not getting to the people who need it most? >> and the u.s. women reign supreme in the 500 meter relay, in a time that shatters the world record. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. tonight, the fighting continues in the syrian city of aleppo, where rebels are waging a fierce battle against the forces of bashar al-assad. the u.n. has announced they are increasing the non-lethal aid by $7 million. our diplomatic correspondent james robbins reports. >> britain is dismayed by the endless conflict in syria. the opposition group most on the front line, the freed syrian army, will get the lion's share of extra british help. field generators, possibly even body armor. but not guns. >> i think it is very important for us to help prepare for the day after a as
Aug 10, 2012 4:00pm PDT
.s. and the u.k. have been focusing very much on the post-assad syria. is there danger without the robust support for the rebels, particularly the military aid they are clamoring for, the u.s. will lose credibility with the opposition? >> if you look for legal or policy distinction between lethal and non-lethal aid, you'll have a tough time finding it. all things that go boom or pop are lethal aid. medical equipment, things like that are non-legal aid. but our radio can be more useful and a fire fight sometimes than our rifle. >> but if you need a gun pointed out you -- >> it is not so much a gun pointed at you, but a tank pointed at you. the rebels want things they can shoot down attack helicopters with. but if you look at the world in which syria lives, you have neighbors like turkey, jordan, iraq. they would be very wary of advanced weaponry going to groups that, quite frankly, we don't know the composition of. >> we're talking about support. the peaceful transition is not happening. what is the concern? is it chemical weapons? but there are two concerns. -- >> there are two concerns.
Aug 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
'll be looking at uk manufacturing pmi coming around in 15 minutes. before we get to kelley, let's go to singapore. for more reaction to the chinese data. >> reporter: asian markets showed mixed picture. chinese stocks got a break, shanghai rose 1%, boosted by hopes of policy easier. the country's securities regularity was encouraging companies to buy back shares. the hang sang index finished with modest gain of 0.1%. nikkei snapped a four-day winning session, down about 0.6%, a slew of disapointing earnings numbers really drag the market lower. company komahsu sacked people. investors plagued with caution ahead of the fed ecb meeting. weak pmi data out of china, key consumer as australia's resources hurt sentiment. farce off. kelly over to you. >>> an official at bank of england says economists are to blame for the recession. others say the country should be following economic principles like music like bruce springsteen. let e-mail us at worldwi worldwidworldwide worldwide @cnbc. >>> meanwhile, still to come, a new olympic record has been broken. michael fem has one more olympic lel
Aug 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
's ipad, samsung has unveiled its new ga lacksy 10.1 in u.s., uk and korea simultaneously. we have more from seoul. the name is clunky but sound like the new device is pretty impressive. >> reporter: yep, kelly. samsung is betting that galaxy 10.1 can be the game changer that leads into apple's dominance. to put things into perspective a 16 gigabyte model offers what the ipad doesn't. a stylus s-pen. this product comes three months after the second version of samsung as galaxy 10.1 and in the coming months samsung is expected to release a new tablet running on microsoft's new window os. while apple has a single 9.7 tablet lined up samsung is offering a wider range of products in various sizes. remember it's stild a tablet category a hybrid between a phone and tablet. sold more than 10 million units since its debut. samsung has a lot of catching up to do. samsung's market share in the tablet world sits at a mere 10%, compared to apple's huge chunk of 65%. back to you. >>> okay. thanks for that. let's now remind you where we stand here as far as european stocks are concerned right now. we
Aug 20, 2012 4:00am EDT
's incredibly unlikely their borrowing cost is 67% where the uk and u.s. is well below two. this is the crucial mechanism we would require to give these economies more time to heal. spanish borrowing costs the same as uk we're talking their budget almost half. >> what would it took like if you pencil on the back of an envelope, talk about cap and a bond buying plan. what might it took like? what levels do you think the trigger would be? >> i think the yield got above 3% relative to a german bond, that spread -- the moment it's above three. well above that here and now today. ideally what we would like to see there needs be some sort of with regard to the viability -- the eurozone for me is a lot more credible with greece out of it than in it because it's a country that never able to budget. >> how you manage that risk or if greece leaves and redominates that makes people in spain and italy protect their currency. >> some of the best of what we've seen is actually -- they put together the prize, 250 pound how does a country within the eurozone leave the zone. it has to happen very quickly, argua
Aug 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
act of 1987. this has never been i invoked before. british foreign office spokesman said the u.k. has a legal obligation to extradite him to face questioning over allegations of sexual offenses and we remain determined to fulfill this obligation, he says. but julian assange fears sweden may pass them on to the united states because of the publication of classified american documents by his organization wikileaks. in ecuador there's been an angry response to the latest developments. >> today we received a threat by the united kingdom, a clear end written threat to the vacant former embassy in london if ecuador refuses to hand over julian assange. we want to make it absolutely clear we are not the british colony and that the times of the colonies are over. >> for now, the diplomatic scandal continues. in london, the police had been poised to arrest julian assange of the amenities steps foot outside the embassy. ecuador's decision on his bid for political asylum is thought to be imminent. bbc news. >> we ask for your comments on this story. here are some of your thoughts. this is from et
Aug 24, 2012 3:30pm PDT
from all others in the uk. >>> and check out this hot ride. >> nice bumper. >> hmm. >> topless. >> a tiny red thing. >> and >>> welcome back to the "rtm" top ten countdown. headed to the top video. up next, number six -- >> you guys probably know i'm not a fan of drivers in their souped up cars, so i get kind of a sick pleasure with this next video from itn news in uk, watching 33-year-old beth westwood in a stolen modified audi a5 alerting police for 65 mile, but get this. got this thing up to 180 miles per hour. as the car guy here, i do appreciate the high speed. it's nice to see the performance cars every once in a while get the stress of their life. >> ah, no. >> no. >> i mean, a close the course, i'm with you. >> there are other drivers on this road making this insanely dangerous. the sick pleasure i get, ben got what he deserved. nine years in the clink. >> nine years? >> for this. not only because of this driving, but also because his car was linked to 16 raids all across the uk. itn news says that this was thought to be the fastest driver ever recorded on camera speedi
Aug 4, 2012 11:15pm EDT
tonight. the u.s. on top with 54 medals, 26 gold. china is close behind with 53 medals. and the uk in third place. >>> london is a major city with a lot of visitors right now. that makes some brits want to get as far away as possible. that means good news for florida's economy. tampa bay, in particular, has seen a big boost in british visitors since the games started. fox's anthony miller explains. >> when it comes to america, the british can't seem to get enough of the tampa bay area. >> we get about 25% of our total visitation from international visitors and our number one international market is the uk. >> including many from the sunshine state took their talent over the pond, many brits decided it was time to get out of dodge. >> we have heard some reports that up to 9 million brits left great britain because of the o pledges or just so happens during that time, they were leaving. we have to think that this being such a popular destination for british visitors, that they are here as well. >> local businesses say there has been a british invasion this week. >> this is the
Aug 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
? >> that was in new york city, the lower east side, right. many of the other members of lulzsec were in the uk, so davis was a in the shetland islands, very remote community of islands just about scotland, between scotland and norway, and he lived by himself in this small wooden house just near the main town in shetland. >> and jake davis was topiary? >> that's right. a few weeks later, in mid-july, actually after lulzsec it ended, jake had a knock on his door and it was the police and, plainclothes police officers, and they want to see everything that was on his laptop. had to step away from the computer pick they asked him for the password to get access to some of the hard drives that were on his computer, and he gave them that access. agency mutely started questioning him, and they questioned him for the next four days. >> and did he admit to being topiary at some point? >> he was very cooperative with the police, after they spoke to them. i probably shouldn't say too much about that since he and the uk you have to be careful what i have to say because he has a truck coming up next april and th
Aug 21, 2012 4:00am EDT
for aid. ten year spanish yield, currently at 6.3%. uk public bond figures coming you want in half hour at 1.6%. currency markets are concerned, fairly steady. aussie/dollar back over 1.05. looking more at china in just a second. dollar/yen, 79.42. euro dollar over the 1.24. back towards the highs of recent ranges. what about asia? we have more out of singapore. >> asian markets finished mixed. investors cautiously positioned themselves ahead of key economic data. shanghai gained by half of a percent. wine makers surged on possible anti-dumping investigations into imported european wines. the hang seng trimmed losses in late trade to finish flat supported by telecom and materials. the earnings parade is firmly in focus more on that shortly from our guest. elsewhere the nikkei pulled back from its three month high but gained be financials and mountainal products kept losses in machineryes. kospi off .10%. ship builders that depend on european credit lines lost grounds. australian market climbed. india's sensex now higher by half of a percent. the country's july cpi eased marginally. >> t
Aug 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
. it is a letter from the u.k. authorities about the possibility of going into the embassy to pick him up. that is what mystifies me. i am still shocked about it. the application of that is so massive. if they would indeed do it, i think that would actually jeopardize the concept of diplomacy forever. >> with supporters bearing police were about to storm the embassy, the counterculture arrived -- with supporters fearing police were about to storm the embassy. the ecuadorian government, meanwhile, bridles at the suggestion that british law might be used to nullify their sovereignty and gave their guest what he craved. them of the ecuadorean government, loyal to its tradition to protect those who seek refuge with us, has decided to grant diplomatic asylum to mr. assange. >> that news comes as supporters outside the block up the for office. >> i think the foreign office played this exactly right. they have been talking behind the scenes, quiet diplomacy, for something like two months. i think there does come a moment where you actually have to say, "these are the options, and by the way, we
Aug 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
have so many regulators with an sfwhers this matter and potential class actions in the u.k., this is something they're going to want to put behind them. >> yeah, it's interesting, i was reading research earlier that says why is the u.s. dollar clearing license so important for a predominantly asian bank? and you wonder if this is going to have over global banks second guesses the presence in the united states. any impact there? >> i'll jump in, i think that's absolutely a concern. there was a time you had to be in new york, but if you do a small percentage in new york, our trade relations are more difficult than my countries around the world, and banks will ask if they're reputational legal risks in the united states and in the government. >> that's really a big issue, and -- >> i want to make a point that i think we're at a point right now given the changes to the law, and i'm interested in mark's comments on this where the iranian sanctions seem to have an effect from what i understand, that they have now plugged the leaks in terms of the global financial system to deal w
Aug 15, 2012 4:00pm EDT
tough is university right now. do you see any reversal here? >> i was just in the u.k. a few weeks ago, i think it will get tougher before @ getting better. we have a great team in europe, but we have seen steady declining numbers in europe, we saw a reverse in asia and a couple positive signs there. >> because of the debt crisis you're seeing businesses slow down, step back, not seeing the kind of activity you did years ago in europe? >> that is true, but we're also responding to rfps to really talking about how do you transform business and government like we did in the u.k., like in canada, and with many top companies around the world. we're changing how we go to market, and we're getting rewarded for breaking away from many of our peers. the market share peers have probably never been better. >> do you have to resize the business in your european operations? we're going to get to asia and the strength're seeing in a moment. what changes do you need to make to off set this weakness. >> we can add to that maria for where we added this head count. 500 were college graduates that we'll
Aug 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
by the u.k. or the u.s. and then later in the program kelsey grammar said he was screwed by hollywood because he was a conservative. >> i'm a declared, out of the closet republican out in hollywood. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >>i jump out of my skin at people when i'm upset. do you share the sense of outrage that they're doing this, this corruption based on corruption based on corruption. >>i think that's an understatement, eliot. u>> i'm not prone tot. understatement, so explain to me why that is. i think the mob learned from wall st., not vice versa. so, you guys grew up together. yes, since third grade... what are you lookin' at? not looking at i anything... we're not good enough for you. must be supermodels? what do you model gloves? brad, eat a snickers. why? 'cause you get a little angry when you're hungry. better? [ male announcer ] you're not you when you're hungry™. better. [ male announcer ] snickers satisfies. you want to save money on car insurance? no problem. you want to save money on rv insurance? no problem. you want to save money on motorcycle insurance
Aug 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
by a unit of foreign fighters. >> they were from the u.k., they were from chechnya, from the caucuses. are real mix. >> the international community should worry about the day after a saw false. what happens to these groups. are they likely to impact the west? they are elsewhere. >> if the regional picture is not complicated enough, what about western countries? have the u.s., the u.k., and france played a constructive role internationally? >> now, i think the international community has played a rather negative role in terms of enabling the conflict, supporting the conflict in ways that made it possible to continue to fight and not reach a political solution. >> it is a situation in which there is precious little hope of a resumption of meaningful diplomacy. not least, as kofi annan made clear, because neither the opposition nor the syrian government wants it. the implications of the crisis grow more serious by the week. >> i think the real point at the end of this is kofi annan is no longer in position to talk of a spiritual successor. what could one person meaningfully do now? >> th
Aug 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. >> and that was in new york city. >> in the uk. so based in the balance. a very remote community of ireland, just as most of land between scotland and norway. he led by himself in a small wooden house. just near the main town. >> and take davis was topiary? >> that's right. a few weeks later in mid july, actually after lulzsec ended, jake had a knock on his door and it was the police in plant closed. they have fallen upon a private jet from london. they wanted to see everything that was on his laptop. he had to step away from the computer. they asked him for the password to get access to some of the hard drives that are on his computer. he gave them that access. they immediately started questioning him and questioned him for the next four days. >> did he admits to being topiary at some point? >> he was very cooperative with the police. after they spoke to him, probably should not sit too much about that since the in the u.k. i have to be careful because he has a trout coming up next april and there is an issue of contempt of court here. however, the understanding is that he did cooperate with the police
Aug 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
and acquire companies, and wherever you acquire, you grow. in uk they said if they won't let you bring it back, spenld is in the uk. we just spenlt $5 billion nlt uk, and hypered engineers. canada is a good place to do business. and we want to put america back to work. >> susie: i take it you're not going to be doing as much hiring in the u.s. do you see more acquisitions overseas? is that the message here? >> i prefer to acquire in the u.s. because there's more start-ups here, but i can only acquire where i have my money. if the majority of the money is overseas you unfortunately aquierp overseas, and whether it's the prime minister of israel, they nld where i acquire i will grow. the same with france, uk and india. if we're not able to bring the finances back, we'll put the shareholders money to good use. u.s. is still the best place to invest if we can improve the tax rules. >> susie: thank you for coming on the program, and good luck to you. >> thank you, susie, it's a pleas tower see you again. look forward to be on the future. >> susie: same here. john chambers. ceo of cisco. >> reporte
Aug 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
of the uk, pmi due in a few moments time. >> stay with us. ddd#1 >>> >>> these are the headlines from around the globe. toyota pulls a u-turn back to profitability but the carmaker cites a volatile yen. >> rbs post results in line with expectations and says it's facing multinational probes into its role in the libor scandal. >> we've done a very thorough job, we've been working with all the investigative bodies all over the world. we've gone through millions of emails and so we've identified, i think, what we know. >>> and more red flags are raised over china's domestic economy. july's pmi has a mixed message. >>> july services pmi out of the uk 51. it was 51.3 in june and it's weaker in the poll of 51.5. the low since september 2010. business expectations component 65.6. it was 64.3. that's a tick higher. it does mean the composite pmi taking the very weak manufacturing number of 49.5 from 51.1 the lowest reading since april 2009. this is a dominant service sector slowing something over accrual. adam chester joins us now. when you add that on, this is still an expansionary mode, add on to
Aug 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
suspension of sales won't have a lasting impact. we've got potentially upward revision for uk gdp. be second reading will be released in half an hour from now. how do the rich stay rich? find out what millionaires think about the state of the global economy and where they are investing their money. we'll be out to boston to speak to fidelity about its latest survey. first angela merkel and francois hollande delivered a strong wording to greece after meeting in berlin on thursday. the leaders insist greece must show reform in return for patience from europe's leaders. speaking at a press conference, merkel maintained it was important that greece stood by their commitments while the french prime minister said he wanted greece to remain in the eurozone but must make necessary efforts for that to happen. today merkel will meet with greek prime minister antonis samaras. he's expected to push for sanctions insisting that the economy needs to prove. tomorrow antonis samaras meets with francois hollande and later next we'll merkel meets with mario monti. silvia is in berlin and joins us for more. th
Aug 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >>> and astrazeneca named a new ceo. >>> okay. warm welcome to you. i'm back after the little holiday we had in the uk yesterday. of course kelly is still in the states all week. she will be back next week. plenty to get through as ever. we'll be out to new orleans with tropical storm isaac on course to make landfall. it's threatening the gulf of mexico energy installations. >>> and we'll be in stockholm where experts discuss ways to boost increasingly strained fresh water supplies. >>> we'll also be out in north carolina to speak to a former u.s. government advisor about the gop's economic platform. this as the republican convention guess under way. >>> we'll look at italy's biggest banks. >> and we'll go to new york talking to a guest who sees stocks moving higher in the near term. >>> europe's peripheral bond markets are getting back to business. spain is going auction 3 billion in t-bills and italy will auction off inflation and index linkled medium term bond which kicks off a busy week, big focus on thursday when they have a new ten year being issued. >>> the ecb will step in to buy the bond of s
Aug 17, 2012 9:00am PDT
the pentagon. >>> after the break, julian assange's quest for asylum in ecuador. will roadblocks from uk, sweden and even possibly the u.s. confound him? we will talk with an attorney who is on his u.s. legal team, next. well another great thing about all this walking i've been doing is that it's given me time to reflect on some of life's biggest questions. like, if you could save hundreds on car insurance by making one simple call, why wouldn't you make that call? see, the only thing i can think of is that you can't get any... bars. ah, that's better. it's a beautiful view. i wonder if i can see mt. rushmore from here. geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. it's time to live wider awake. only the beautyrest recharge sleep system combines the comfort of aircool memory foam layered on top of beautyrest pocketed coils to promote proper sleeping posture all night long. the revolutionary recharge sleep system... from beautyrest. it's you, fully charged. >>> at this hour, wikileaks founder julian assange remains stuck in london. yesterday, the ecuadori
Aug 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
the uk "sunday times" said it could block the pay out of top officers bonuses. >> around 24 trade managers have been fired from u.b.s as part of an investigation. this according to a swiss newspaper. ubs is not a central player in the probe into its straight manipulation. elsewhere, shares in richhemont is higher. no better person to indulge in a bit of luxury than caroline who joins us from zurich. what stood out for richemont. >> reporter: we got all these companies coming out with negative profit warning. for a change richemont comes out with a positive profit warning. it saw sales up by 24% in euro terms. this company now expects a 20% to 40% increase not just in the operating profit but in its net profit for the first half the year and this is the period from april to september. so very, very bullish outlook, caught the market by surprise because again it was a surprise trading statement. a large part is to demand. specifically in asia. there's one weak spot and that's as usual and that's the company's outlook. many factors driving the results are uncertain such as the curren
Aug 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
day before bo was stripped of his post. he then disappeared from public view. by march the 26th the u.k. was asking for china to re-examine the death of british businessman neil hayward. within days beijing announced that bo no longer held any party post and that was being investigated over hayward's death. the couple are now being painted as money and power hungry. by the end of april "the new york times" allege the they were involved with wire tapping, including personal conversations with the president. so what the sentence will be is being closely watched. so, too, what happens next to her husband. back over to you. >> thanks for that. don't go anywhere because we'll come right back to you for a markets update in just a moment. >> yeah, we will do that. let's just remind you where we are now. european stocks over an hour into the trading day, pretty even stevens. we've just hit a session low. we were fast out of the gates this morning. and it's being called to markets and sectors that have been firm. pretty flat session yesterday for the ftse and the dax. they're up .2%. as far as b
Aug 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. and again, you pay contempt of court i'm not allowed to discuss that in the u.k. but jake davis and ryan akro akroid are wearing electronic tags, which means they have a curfew, they're not allowed to be outside the house after 10:00 p.m. or before 7:00 a.m. arrested and is waiting to be sentenced. i heard he would be sentenced before the end of the year. but i am not clear on that. >> parmy olson, does anonymous in any way still exist. does lulzsec still exist? >> the worst of attempts to revive lulzsec although the main guys organizing it are definitely not on the internet any more. a few other guys from the anonymous community tried to start something called lulzsec reborn but nothing to offer in the same way. we have not seen another hacker group come to prominence with the same kind of attention are be as destructive as lulzsec was. there have been other splendor groups from anonymous with names like cabin crew and they have done some damage and gotten press attention but nowhere near the amount that lulzsec had. >> was there a relationship between wikileaks and the occupy wall st m
Aug 31, 2012 6:00am PDT
and the uk, there was a jury participating in the court. however, in japan, in this type of case, there's no jury attending. you know? in the united states there's the concept of trade address, in japan we don't. that makes the situation differently in countries that it's been held with the court. >> i see. so where we stand with things now, we've got a lot of crossover technologies, seeing a lot of similar products. what do these companies need to do to step up their game and grab market share? >> they have to come up with a revolutionary idea, just as iphone did. you can walk outside anywhere in the country, i guess, for example, tokyo, you look at the people wearing smartphones. from far side, you can really tell which one is which brand any more. i went to mobile world congress in barcelona in february and there was new product. there's dual core, also single core still but more faster, there's quad korecore even. other company would do that. the difference they must make is really revolutionize design. what stands out is one thing. that thing is the most important part. and i belie
Aug 7, 2012 5:00pm PDT
store in el cerrito. >>> facebook will soon be making money off gambling in the u.k. starting today, the users in great an will be allowed to wager real money on its service. users at least 18 will be able to play online bingo and slots winning real money. facebook says the apps will follow u.k. gambling guidelines and be safe and controlled. the company also says there are no current plans to offer it in any other countries. >>> okay. tonight on the o-zone, the olympic zone. you'll be hosting it. >> we have so much stuff. each night it seems like that much more. we'll be talking about tae kwon do. a family with three of their family members in tae kwon do. a super fan who has been going to the olympics, get this, si19. >> no way! >> i was going to say it's been raj. >> that's an interesting person to meet. all coming up at 7:30. >>> on our broadcast tonight, a guilty plea for the man who opened fire in tucson killing six and wounding several others including congresswoman gabby giffords. and tonight dramatic testimony about his state of mind. >>> also, getting personal in the race
Aug 20, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, in the uk, they had a little challenge. >> get into -- can you do this. >> a sign says for a free cup of coffee, and kenneth is actually yelling out for these people. kenneth is a vending machine that a coffee company put out in the soho square in the uk, and it taunted people, it annoyed people, to gethem to do things so they could cup of coffee. can you please turn around and say, kenneth's making me free coffee! >> kenneth is making me free coffee! >> the coffee company did hire a marketing company to create this machine to promote their coffee. >> one pay, please. thank you. could you lift the other leg, please? yes. if you give me a hug, i'll give awe free cup of hug. yes, man! now, how you do you like it? >> offer a cup of coffee, huh? >> this coffee, does it remind you of the berries and cream schedule? >> ♪ berries and cream >> coffee, put your hands in the air! >> i would like to be the guy who gets to make the people do all the stuff. i want to know where she. is he in the vending machine or in a park somewhere? >> in a windowless van. >> yeah. >>> this little donkey has a
Aug 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
hunter" ... was denied a visa to visit the uuk. u-k. chapman was actually convicted of urder in the late 70's... fter a friend was shot in a botched drug deel.he was sentenced to five years in prison but released after 18 months.chapman was trying to get into the u-k to film a reality show "celebrity big brother." olympic swimmerrryan lochte is taking some time away from the pool to step in front of the camera.the 28-year-old is set to guest starron the c-w's "9-0-2-1-0."the 11-time olympic medalist will be playing himself on an episode set to air in late october. it's a manly job. job.but why some mechanics in one town are wearing skirts to k work! you're watching fox 45 good day baltimore. 3 thousands are still withouu power this morning after some wicked weather rips through bal. baatimore.meteorologist emily grrcey is live with some of the damage left behind. behind. 3 3 3 3 3 it's not what you'd expect to see... when dropping off your in oklahoma comes up with a fashionable way to stay cool. cool.four years ago, david o'brien worked his last day inn the
Aug 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
, and mr. putin hasn't been in the u.k. at all since 2005 and wasn't at the opening ceremony, so there's something in that. that said, george, it's also worth pointing out that this is a huge trade potential visit. so the likes of boris johnson, the mayor of london has been saying there could be plenty in it for the u.k. >> very good to see president putin. in the sense that i hope very much he will be able to deal with russia. and that will be at the top of the agenda. >> ahead of -- >> i hope he will likely take part, dabble. i think that is what we want to see. the we want the politician olympics, that's what we want. >> that's boris, hoping we might get a word with alexander jew cough, the president of the russian olympic committee to get his views. but obviously russia trying to focus on the olympics, the games, difficulty to avoid the bigger picture, george. >> thank you very much. joining me now via webcam is an independent activist from hamah. we've been concentrating clearly on aleppo for a few days. what's the situation in hamah? >> the situation in hamah right now is in a st
Aug 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
on monday, a holiday in the u.k., so people can go end enjoy some of the events in edinboro and belfast. and -- >> [inaudible] >> the paralympics were born in great britain. from there, it will be a 24 hor trek, through the night, the flames will go to the olympic park and that is where the games begin. so a lot of events from now until the start of the games next week. the lighting of the flames certainly signifies the paralympics are coming. >> and in all respects i'm sure this is a day you will never forget, thank you very much indeed. >> let's move on now to the situation in ethiopia where thousands of people have descended on the capitol to mourn president melse -- meles zenawi, he was 57 years old. a period of national mourning has been announced. joining us is the bbc's peter biles and we're getting a sense of there is a mood descending over the country as a whole but particularly there. >> that's right. ethiopians are observing a week of national mourning, the body of meles zenawi was flown home last night. we don't know exactly where he died but we understand the body was flown
Aug 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
news america." standard chartered, one of the u.k.'s largest banks, takes a major blow after u.s. regulators accused of hiding to under $50 billion in transactions with iran. fleeing the violence in syria in droves. refugees are spilling across the border at a rate that hard to handle. >> about 500 people are coming every day, but the authorities are having to send them to another camp which is only just being built. >> and talk about some hometown advantage -- great britain is hang an olympics to remember and the games aren't over yet. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. it was a bruising day for the british bank standard chartered, with its shares plummeting after accusations from u.s. regulators that it laundered money for iran. the uk's fifth largest bank denies it hit over $250 billion of secret transactions, but american authorities say it violated its embargo. our business correspondent reports. >> can a bank really stand for something? can it balance its ambition with its conscience? >> this is how standard chartered sells itself -- a bank
Aug 5, 2012 11:30am EDT
's ever been. i think our relationship with the u.k. and poland has both been strong. we have had great success in working with the u.k. in afghanistan, and libya, and elsewhere. in poland, we continue to have a strong relationship as we address the challenges of afghanistan and elsewhere. and we have been pleased with the success of our efforts with both countries. >> in the 30 or so seconds we've got left, what about fast track for arms sales to india? what's the state role in that initiative. >> we are working very closely with the partner of defense and we anticipate the relationship is going to blossom. we have an on opportunity to double that over the next few years. we think that it's a real opportunity for the united states and india to >> pentagon and industry leaders are doing their best to turn up the heat on lawmakers to avoid automatic defense cuts they say will devastate u.s. national security. unless congress strikes a broader deficit reduction deal by january 2nd, dod will lose another $500 billion over the coming decade. the aerospace industries association claims that
Aug 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to get out of the uk. you don't know what you're doing. get out of the uk. now the uk is a profitable business. we went into the sandwich business there. we didn't succeed. we surrender and move on. we are about building brands. that's what hain has done. i believe in brand equity. we have had a successful blueprint in the u.s. we believe coming across the pond we can expand upon that in the uk. >> most companies i deal with don't have brands up double digit. you have 11 up. >> 11 brands up double digits. four or five that are up mid single digits. the whole thing today consumption. our consumption up 14% overall 10. look at the big food companies today. they are trying to get 1% growth. consumers are eating products out there still. we have not all got on massive diets and said, what's happening? the conversion to natural, organic, healthy foods, fresh foods. stay tuned to fresh soups instead of canned soup shortly. you will see a big transition. that's the next big idea. fresh soup versus canned soup. >> president and ceo of hain celestial. stay with cramer. road trip buddy. let's p
Aug 19, 2012 8:30am EDT
went to the u.k., you talk about how difficult that was and how kind of alarming it was. and all of a sudden there's all this opportunity and choice available to you. >> correct. >> so how difficult was that for a 20 -- were you 20 at the time? >> 20, yes. >> to make that transition? >> when i was 20 year old, china opened up because after mao died and china started to open up to the outside world -- because it was a very, how do i say it, very hard thing for us to suddenly you grow up in china in this isolated world and suddenly enter the u.k. which is wholly different from what you have imagined. for years and years when we were growing up, our per tsengs of the west -- perceptions of the west -- especially the united states and england -- went through two stages. the first thing i remember was a bulletin board in my dad's factory, there was all these black and white pictures. we thought it was present pictures. i remember there was one picture about the streets lining up on the new york, in new york street people back, they were waiting for the food because they were unemploy
Jul 31, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the impact of his words sometimes. most vividly displayed when he was talking about the olympics and the uk's preparation for the olympics and hurt himself for the first two, three days of this trip. >> going over -- i want to get to glen johnson. i want to get into the politics in the middle east. going over there and pandering the way he did, anybody, a 3-year-old can do it. it is not whether he can pander. it's whether you have the acuity, as you said, jonathan, to know what he is talking about and the nuances of these very tricky situations, which are going to be going on when we're all 100 years old. still fighting in the middle east. you don't start wars and you don't start trouble. anybody can pander. can he think? can he answer questions on the spot? that's my question. >> the issue, too, also is that he had a good story to tell going over to london. he was the guy that resurrected the 2002 olympic winter games in salt lake city and he talked about none of that in he about none of that. he ended up defending himself in the comments he made about the london preparations and not about
Aug 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
%. >> over here in the uk, cabinet ministers are reportedly considering the possibility of fully nationalizing rbs to ensure it lends to businesses. the financial times saying some senior uk government officials are in favor of buying the 18% of the bank not already owned by the state. the newspaper does say any plan would likely meet with opposition from chance lor george osborne not to mention a few others involved. a sign of what's to come? what do you think. you can e-mail us at worldwide@at or reach us on twitter. ross. >> yes. you may find on my tweets over the next couple weeks rather more olympic references than olympic ones. i will keep up mixing for the next two weeks. i apologize. i'll keep mixing up business and sports. still to come, another exciting episode of access middle east takes place tonight. the focus this time is on the uae. we have a sneak presprview when come back. [ male announcer ] this is the at&t network. in here, every powerful collaboration is backed by an equally powerful and secure cloud. that cloud is in the network, so it can deliver al
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